The present paper entitled ‘A Study of the significance of Using Newspaper as an instrument to develop Reading and Comprehension Skills for Learning English as a Second Language’ states the issue of using an important media, namely newspapers (both printed and electronic variety) as a source of not only getting access to information but also an effective way of learning and mastering the English language. The main purpose of this study is to cultivate extensive reading habit in English as well as to encourage knowing the culture norms of the targeted language by using the effective & popular newspaper as a teaching tool. The work was based on Descriptive as well as Analytical study as a result of the research carried out with the help of a questionnaire conducted that has been statistically calculated in the form of percentages to the averages of Libyan and Indian participants (students and teachers) who read newspaper and reasons that make the others not read it, through this research the researcher is able to identify as well as see the significant advantages and benefits in using newspaper as teaching material/tool. At the same time, there are a few disadvantages that teachers and students should be aware of when using newspaper. Therefore, the researcher has seen that the use of English Newspapers will certainly encourage and motivate the students and help them to perfect their reading and comprehension skills.